Craig Robertson<br/><span class='designation'>CEO of TAFE Directors Australia</span><br/>

Craig Robertson
CEO of TAFE Directors Australia

The Pre-conditions of Excellence - The aspirations of skills ministers

For what seems like decades Australian vocational education has been plagued with concerns about the quality. Now skills ministers are aiming for excellence. What is the cause of concern about quality? It is often directed to providers and then solutions often foisted on them, but quality and excellence are more than that. Craig Robertson will present his views on the ingredients for success

Speaker Biography

Craig Robertson commenced as CEO of TAFE Directors Australia in April 2017. The organisation promotes nationally and internationally the critical role that TAFEs play in tertiary education in Australia. TAFEs are core providers of vocational training and further education as a pathway to higher level training and education, and partner with industry and business to develop their workforces and assist in implementing with new production processes and services.

Prior to joining TDA Craig worked in the Victorian Government in 2015 and 2016 with responsibilities for the operation of vocational education and working with Victorian universities. Craig also worked for over 30 years in the Commonwealth Government with responsibilities in national policy and program delivery relating to employment services, funding for schools and most aspects of vocational education and training.

Craig holds an Executive Masters in Public Administration and Bachelor of Education (Primary).